Guru Tegh Bahadur Martyrdom Day: Know all about the great Sikh Guru | India News

Today is the 347th death anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Sikh Guru.
He undertook the supreme sacrifice for the protection of the most fundamental of human rights – the right of a person to freely practice his or her religion without interference or hindrance. Every year on November 24, Sikhs celebrate Shaheedi Diwas to remember him. He is remembered as the man who championed the rights for religious freedom and gave up his life for that.
In 1675, Guru Tegh Bahadur was publicly executed on this day in Delhi on the orders of the then Mughal Emperor, Aurangzeb as he had opposed the policy of religious persecution being enforced on Hindus at that time.
What led to Guru Teg Bahadur’s martyrdom
Aurangzeb wanted to convert all Indians into Muslims. He wanted everyone to either take up Islam or else be prepared for execution.This made a group of Kashmiri Pandits led by Pandit…

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